WINNIPEG, MB - OCTOBER 4: Winnipeg Jets fans celebrate the Winnipeg home opener before a game between the Los Angeles Kings and the Winnipeg Jets in front of the MTS Centre on October 4, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)
I first met him when I was 19 years old and he coached me for 13 consecutive years. I don't know how many athletes who have had that pleasure. Al Arbour was a man that left us not only feeling like champions, but left us with a lot of great memories that we can carry on through life.
— Islanders Hall of Fame defenseman Denis Potvin on former coach Al Arbour, who passed away Friday at the age of 82